GOVERNOR SCOTT ANNOUNCES EXPANSION OF LABTECH SOFTWARE IN TAMPA

On September 30, 2014, in News Releases, by Governor's Press Office

Project will create up to 100 new corporate headquarters jobs and a capital investment of $643,750 Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that LabTech Software, the only remote monitoring and management (RMM) platform developed by an IT service provider for IT service providers, will expand its operations in Tampa. The company will create up to 100 […]

Governor Rick Scott: Florida Debt at Lowest Level Since 2007

On September 26, 2014, in News Releases, by Governor's Press Office

Governor Rick Scott announced today that Florida’s debt outstanding was paid down by another $400 million this year, bringing Florida’s state debt down to its lowest level since 2007. Since 2010, Florida’s outstanding state debt has been cut by over $4 billion, from $28.2 billion to $24.2 billion. During the four years prior to fiscal […]

GOVERNOR SCOTT ANNOUNCES GE OIL & GAS TO CREATE AT LEAST 500 JOBS IN JACKSONVILLE

On September 26, 2014, in News Releases, by Governor's Press Office

Fortune 500 company to open an advanced manufacturing facility; will create more than $50 million in capital investment Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that GE Oil & Gas will open a new advanced manufacturing facility in Jacksonville. The project will create at least 500 jobs over the next three years and a capital investment of […]

Gov. Scott Statement for Rosh Hashanah

On September 24, 2014, in News Releases, by Governor's Press Office

Today, Governor Rick Scott released the following statement for Rosh Hashanah: “Ann and I are excited to join our Jewish friends throughout Florida in celebrating Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year.  During this sacred time, we pray for peace and security in Israel and all those who are being affected by terrorism across the world. […]

GOV SCOTT: SALES TAX-FREE HOLIDAY ON ENERGY-EFFICIENT APPLIANCES BEGINS TODAY

On September 19, 2014, in News Releases, by Governor's Press Office

Governor Scott reminds Florida families of the three-day sales tax-free holiday for energy efficient appliances, such as New Energy Star and WaterSense products, beginning Friday, September 19. The tax-free holiday is part of the $500 million reduction in taxes and fees included in the It’s Your Money Tax Cut Budget, and is expected to save […]

Gov. Scott: Naples-Marco Island Metro Area Adds 4,000 New Jobs

On September 19, 2014, in News Releases, by Governor's Press Office

Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the Naples-Marco Island Metropolitan Statistical Area experienced positive annual job growth with an increase of 4,000 jobs over the year in August 2014. The MSA’s unemployment rate declined by 1.0 percentage point over the year, from 7.9 percent in August 2013 to 6.9 percent in August 2014.   Governor Scott […]

Gov. Scott: Fort Lauderdale Metro Area Gains 16,300 jobs over the year in August

On September 19, 2014, in News Releases, by Governor's Press Office

Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that the Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach metro area gained 16,300 jobs over the year in August 2014. The Ft. Lauderdale metro area’s unemployment rate declined by 0.5 percentage points over the year, from 6.2 percent in August 2013 to 5.7 percent in August 2014.   Governor Scott said, “These more […]